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Motoi Sakuraba

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Influenced by ELP (Prog)
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Keyboard virtuoso & former leader of the legendary Japanese band Déjà Vu whose only release was 1988's  Baroque in the Future.   Following this release they disbanded and Sakuraba went out to work solo.

First recording Gikyoku Onsou dates from 1989 and is a progressive rock album. Sakaruba then wen to ot be a music composer for the company Wolf Team a gaming company.

In 1998 Force of Light was released nine years later as the soundtrack to the video game Shining Force III. Sakuaraba has made contributions to the Star Ocean Series and Valkyrie Profile. He is currently woring with Team Entertainment, where he composes music for video games, animation and TV Drama programs.